Supply Chain Officer

Ref: ZR_8348_JOB  ·  Posted on 26 February 2024


Our client delivers into Government, Defence and Critical National Infrastructure clients and have identified that Supply Chain is a key enabler in their growth ambitions!

How they manage their Supply Chain is requiring a different approach and this role therewith is expected to support our client’s transformation agenda.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven supply chain professional to play a key part in supporting our client’s strategy.

This is a hybrid role with 2 days on site per week.

Key responsibilities
  • Actively contributing to deliver a more strategic approach to how they select and manage their supply chain.
  • Help build our client’s supplier ecosystem, support make/buy decisions and deliver procurement solutions.
  • Assist our client to adopt a more category management approach around key capabilities.
  • Lead the exploration for preferred supplier framework agreements in key categories where our client’s practices cannot service the demand.
  • Support bids with sourcing and selection processes.
  • Manage selected preferred supplier relations.
  • Implement category management.
  • Lead the identification of new framework opportunities.
  • Support and manage supply chain performance reviews.
Skills & experience
  • Experience of working in a category management context, putting preferred supplier agreements in place, managing sourcing processes and supplier relations.
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards beneficial.
  • Strong technical procurement skills incl. strategic sourcing, contracting, negotiating and supplier management – awareness and understanding of category advantageous.
  • Supplier relationship building skills and performance management.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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